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Gelly Roll® Gold Shadow™ gives handwriting a touch of elegance and glamour. This incredible gel pen writes in two tones: gold metallic outlined by a contrasting ink color.

How It Works
Gelly Roll Gold Shadow™ is comprised of dyestuff and metallic powder. Dyestuff is the colorful ink that outlines the writing. Metallic powder gives the ink its shiny, gold coloring. When you write with Gold Shadow™, the dyestuff colorant spreads and permeates into the paper. The metallic powder is thick and cannot spread or soak into the paper so it is left on the surface. This ink produces an “outline effect” when the dyestuff colorant spreads beyond the edges of the metallic powder. This is most noticeable after 2-3 minutes on papers that are white, uncoated, and fibrous.

Use our Gelly Roll Gold Shadow Color Reference Chart. ( Click here! )

The science behind the Gelly Roll® Gold Shadow™ and Silver Shadow™ outline effect.

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  • Notes, journals, letters, and invitations
  • Crafts, lettering templates, and line borders
  • Best on white, uncoated, fibrous paper
  • A colored metallic ink results when used on non-porous surfaces
Technical qualities
  • Patented gel ink for creating two tone outlining effect
  • 0.7mm bold line, 1.0mm ball
  • Water-based, dye-colored, odorless, gel ink formula
  • Meets ACMI non-toxicity standards
  • Not recommended for use on fabrics intended to be washed
  • Not evaluated for cosmetic use on skin

Product Specifications


Stock # Description UPC No.
38753 PINK 0 84511 38753 9
38754 LAVENDER 0 84511 38754 6
38755 GREEN 0 84511 38755 3
38756 BLUE 0 84511 38756 0
38757 BLACK 0 84511 38757 7
58760 BC, 5 PK - Pink, Lavender, Green, Blue, Black 0 53482 58760 6
57360 GELLY ROLL ARTISTS GIFT SET- 64 pen assortment with reusable storage case: includes 1 of each Gelly Roll Classic 06 Fine, Gelly Roll Classic 08 Medium, Gelly Roll Metallic, Gelly Roll Stardust, Gelly Roll Moonlight 10 Bold, Gelly Roll Silver Shadow & Gelly Roll Gold Shadow pen color 0 53482 57360 9
58765 72 PC DISPLAY - 24 ea Black: 12 ea Pink, Lavender, Green, Blue 0 53482 58765 1
58766 GELLY ROLL GOLD / SILVER SHADOW MINI ADD ON DISPLAY - 144 PC - 12 each Gelly Roll Gold Shadow - Pink, Lavender, Green, Blue; 24 each Gelly Roll Gold Shadow - Black; 12 each Gelly Roll Silver Shadow - Orange, Pink, Green, Blue; 24 each Gelly Roll Silver Shadow - Purple 0 53482 58766 8


DIY Magnetic Notepad
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Learn how to make your own magnetic note pads with Maureen of Made by Marzipan. It’s easy to personalize them and create something special. Make a bunch of these at once and give them as gifts - be sure to include their favorite Gelly Roll or Micron pen!
Silver & Gold Shadow Writing Example
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Watch to learn about Gelly Roll Silver Shadow and Gold Shadow pens. These roller ball pens produce either a metallic silver or metallic gold ink bordered by the color of the pen.
Sakura Fanatic
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Artist Joanne Fink shares her passion for Sakura pens and demonstrates how she uses them in her art.